|Former executive director, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma counties, 1974-1991 : oral history transcript / 1997 - Lurie, Brian, 1942- ive|
Keywords: Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties; United Jewish Appeal; Jewish Agency for Israel; Jews -- Charities; Executives -- California; Zionism; Jews -- California San Francisco Bay Area
|Helen Yelen 8July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)|
Helen is Lesley (the oral historian's) great-aunt. She is 94 years old. She was born in 1917 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her mother was quite sick throughout most of Helen's life; she had tuberculosis and Helen and her siblings spent some time living with their grandfathers and other relatives. This was how Helen learned to understand Yiddish. Her parents didn't speak it at home, but her grandfathers and other relatives did...
Keywords: Helen Yelen; Williamsburg; Brooklyn; Brownsville; Spring Valley; Bellerose; Queens; Niagara Falls; Toronto; Israel; Ethel Rosenberg; B'nai Brith; Anti-Defamation League; United Jewish Appeal; Brooklyn Museum; Davenport Theater; Ambassador Movie Theater; The Chocolate Shop; E. J. Korvette; American league Against War and Fascism; Orthodox; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Music; Career and Professional Life; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; United States; Politics and political movements; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Jewish community; Urban; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
|Carol Wise - 8-Jul-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Carol Wise, a real estate agent and fundraiser for Jewish causes, was interviewed on July 8th, 2007, by Rosalind Hinton. The interview focuses on her experiences of displacement during Hurricane Katrina and her changing ideas of community after she returned home, particularly the heightened importance of Jewish community survival in New Orleans. Her contributions to the rebuilding effort included installing playgrounds and restarting a child care program, Success By 6, with the United Way...
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive (Brookline; Mass.); Jewish Community Center; Shopping malls; Hurricane Katrina; 2005; Reimer; Gail Twersky; Touro Synagogue (New Orleans; La.); Jewish identity; United Way; Nagin; Ray; 1956-; AmeriCorps (U.S.); Rotary Club; UJC; United Jewish Appeal; Mardi Gras (Festival); Hadassah; the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Hillel Foundation; National College of Education (Evanston; Ill.); Korean War; 1950-1953; Integration; Racial; Exodus 1947 (Ship); JCC; Hurricane protection; Success by Six Initiative (Vt.); Real estate agents; Tulane University; Sophie Newcombe Preparatory School; Nancy Sternoff; Women’s Professional Council; Jewish education
|Joseph Telushkin, Quality of Jewish Life - American Jewish University|
Description: Joseph Telushkin discusses the quality of Jewish life at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.).Call Number: Cass. 1983 3/19 HOB AWEI Sat. StudyRights: Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Jewish way of life; Christianity and antisemitism; Judaism--Relations--Christianity; Samuel, Maurice, 1895-1972; Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975; Jews--United States; Antisemitism; Judaism--History--Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789; Judaism--Relations--Islam; Nazis; Samuel, Maurice, 1895-1972; Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975--Political and social views; Maccabees; Luther, Martin, 1483-1546--Views on the Jews; Jews--Alcohol use; Social values--Religious aspects--Judaism; Poverty--Religious aspects--Judaism; Polo players; Jews--Sports; Bardin, Shlomo, 1898-; World War II; Jews, Polish; Yivo Institute for Jewish Research; Talmud; Talmud--Study and teaching; Jews--Education--United States; Charity laws and legislation (Jewish law); United Jewish Appeal; American Cancer Society; Jews--California--Los Angeles; Family business; World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Poland; Jews in the professions; Israel; Aaliyah; Israel--Emigration and immigration; Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.)
|Julie Wise Oreck - 2-July-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Julie Wise Oreck, a ‘fifth-generation Louisiana Jew’ and philanthropist, was interviewed on July 2, 2007 by Rosalind Hinton. The wife of Marshall Oreck, an executive at the Oreck vacuum corporation, she has served on the boards of many Jewish organizations, particularly those supporting Israel advocacy, youth causes, and education. Displaced from her home by the flooding after Hurricane Katrina, she traveled to Houston with her mother and two daughters, where they stayed in a hotel for weeks...
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Personal narratives; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Press coverage; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Political aspects; Jews Louisiana; Touro Synagogue (New Orleans, La.); Oreck family; Philanthropy; Christmas tree; Temple Sinai (New Orleans, La.); Jewish Community Center; Haggadah; United Jewish Appeal; United Jewish Communities; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; AIPAC; Orthodox Judaism; Holocaust; Manor, Ehud Anecdotes; Intifada, 2000-; Andover (Academy); Natural disasters; SPCA; Levees; Tulane University; Fundraising; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Chabad; Telushkin, Joseph, 1948-; Hillel Foundation; National Council of Jewish Women; Lee, Spike; Flood insurance claims; Superdome (New Orleans, La.); Child care; Serotta, Edward; Hebrew University (Jerusalem); Maccabiah Games; Reconstructionist Judaism; Suicide; Levees; Reform Judaism; Abivale; Isidore Newman School; Jewish Assimilation; Otzma; Israeli media; Torah Academy, New Orleans; Tikkun olam; Lion of Judah conferences; National Young Leadership Cabinet; Israel and Overseas Pillar (organization); Beit Shemesh; fear of rape; Jewish Endowment; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Rosalind Hinton; Hurricane Katrina; New Orleans; Julie Wise Oreck
|Leonard Fein, In Dialogue with Ira Weiner - American Jewish University|
Description: Leonard Fein, in Dialogue with Ira Weiner, at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.), tells the story of his family, childhood and life, as well as other topics.Call Number: Cass. 1985 2/24 HOB AWEI Sun.Rights: Rights are owned by American Jewish University (formerly University of Judaism and Brandeis-Bardin Institute). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyri...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social conditions; Jewish way of life; Baʻal Shem Ṭov, approximately 1700-1760; Herzl, Theodor, 1860-1904; Bardin, Shlomo, 1898-; Fisher, Max M; Wiesel, Elie, 1928-; Brandeis Camp Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.); Bellow, Saul. To Jerusalem and back. Hebrew; Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983; Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924; Burgess, Anthony, 1917-1993; Fein, Leonard J; Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.); Zionism; Agnosticism; Gimnasyah Hertseliyah (Tel Aviv, Israel); Israel--Emigration and immigration; Language teachers; Yiddish teachers; World Habonim (Organization); Zionism; Yiddish language; National socialism and Zionism; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Durang, Christopher, 1949-; Sister Mary Ignatius explains it all for you; Jewish day schools; Camp Alonim; Jewish camps; Children of immigrants; Jews--Migrations--History--20th century; American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles; Lobbying; United Jewish Appeal; Israel; Aaliyah; Jerusalem; Jaffa (Tel Aviv, Israel); Prostitution--Israel; Gentiles (Jewish law); Israelis--Social life and customs; Helpfulness; Apartheid--South Africa; Boston (Mass.); Role models; Teachers; Wildavsky, Aaron B; Jews--United States--Politics and government; Capital punishment (Jewish law); Presidential elections--United States--1980-1990; Jews--United States; Reconstructionist Judaism; Reformation; Orthodox Judaism; Antisemitism; Bible. Isaiah; Kibbutzim; Oz, Amos; Jews--California--Los Angeles; Simi Valley (Calif.); Jewish children